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eloquence

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Noun
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el=o=quence
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1 in 1 verses (in NT : 1 in 1 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

eloquencen. [F. éloquence, L. eloquentia, fr. eloquens. See Eloquent.].
  •  Fluent, forcible, elegant, and persuasive speech in public; the power of expressing strong emotions in striking and appropriate language either spoken or written, thereby producing conviction or persuasion.  [1913 Webster]
    "Eloquence is speaking out . . . out of the abundance of the heart."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Fig.: Whatever produces the effect of moving and persuasive speech.  [1913 Webster]
    "Silence that spoke and eloquence of eyes."  [1913 Webster]
    "The hearts of men are their books; events are their tutors; great actions are their eloquence."  [1913 Webster]
  •  That which is eloquently uttered or written.  [1913 Webster]
    "O, let my books be then the eloquence
    And dumb presagers of my speaking breast.
    "
Syn. -- Oratory; rhetoric.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

eloquence, n.
1 fluent and effective use of language.
2 rhetoric.

Etymology
ME f. OF f. L eloquentia f. eloqui speak out (as E-, loqui speak)

DEVIL DICTIONARY

eloquence

n. The art of orally persuading fools that white is the color that it appears to be. It includes the gift of making any color appear white.

THESAURUS

eloquence

articulacy, articulateness, debating, declamation, demagogism, elocution, expression, expressiveness, facility of speech, facundity, fervor, force, forcefulness, forensics, homiletics, lecturing, meaningfulness, oratory, passion, platform oratory, power, public speaking, pyrotechnics, rabble-rousing, rhetoric, speaking, speechcraft, speechification, speeching, speechmaking, spirit, stump speaking, vigor, wordcraft

ROGET THESAURUS

eloquence

Vigor

N vigor, power, force, boldness, raciness, intellectual, force, spirit, point, antithesis, piquance, piquancy, verve, glow, fire, warmth, strong language, gravity, sententiousness, elevation, loftiness, sublimity, eloquence, command of words, command of language, vigorous, nervous, powerful, forcible, trenchant, incisive, impressive, sensational, spirited, lively, glowing, sparkling, racy, bold, slashing, pungent, piquant, full of point, pointed, pithy, antithetical, sententious, lofty, elevated, sublime, eloquent, vehement, petulant, impassioned, poetic, in glowing terms, in good set terms, in no measured terms, thoughts that breath and words that burn.

Speech

N speech, faculty of speech, locution, talk, parlance, verbal intercourse, prolation, oral communication, word of mouth, parole, palaver, prattle, effusion, oration, recitation, delivery, say, speech, lecture, harangue, sermon, tirade, formal speech, peroration, speechifying, soliloquy, allocution, conversation, salutatory : screed: valedictory, oratory, elocution, eloquence, rhetoric, declamation, grandiloquence, multiloquence, burst of eloquence, facundity, flow of words, command of words, command of language, copia verborum, power of speech, gift of the gab, usus loquendi, speaker, spokesman, prolocutor, interlocutor, mouthpiece, Hermes, orator, oratrix, oratress, Demosthenes, Cicero, rhetorician, stump orator, platform orator, speechmaker, patterer, improvisatore, speaking, spoken, oral, lingual, phonetic, not written, unwritten, outspoken, eloquent, elocutionary, oratorical, rhetorical, declamatory, grandiloquent, talkative, Ciceronian, nuncupative, Tullian, orally, by word of mouth, viva voce, from the lips of, quoth he, said he, action is eloquence, pour the full tide of eloquence along, she speaks poignards and every word stabs, speech is but broken light upon the depth of the u, to try thy eloquence now 'tis time.


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